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Senior Living Insurance: Alzheimer’s Focus of Care Moves to Prevention

Senior Living Insurance Alzheimer’s Focus of Care Moves to PreventionSenior Living Insurance: Alzheimer’s Focus of Care Moves to Prevention

The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Copenhagen in early July of 2014 revealed that there has been a shift in focus when it comes to Alzheimer’s care. While treatment of symptoms and effects on the brain is still important, scientists and healthcare providers have started approaching Alzheimer’s care in a more preventive way.

Reportedly, preventative interventions such as exercise, diet, and certain behavioral modifications have been improving cognitive functioning in patients according to

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Senior Living Insurance: Stalling Dementia with Music

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In recent years there have been numerous studies done to demonstrate the power that both playing and listening to music has on the human brain, whether it be for an autistic child, a brain-damaged adult, or an elderly Alzheimer’s patient. These studies have raised questions about how music can actually prevent mental decline in seniors.

Can simply playing a musical instrument or listening along to the radio stall the onset of dementia? How many years would one need to engage..


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